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Chiron & the infant Achilles | Greek vase, Athenian red figure amphora

K15.3 KHEIRON & AKHILLEUS

Museum Collection: Musée du Louvre,
Paris, France
Catalogue Number: Louvre G3
Beazley Archive Number: 200435
Ware: Attic Red Figure
Shape: Amphora
Painter: Attributed to Oltos
Date: ca 520 BC
Period: Late Archaic

SUMMARY

Side: The kentauros (centaur) Kheiron holds the boy Akhilleus in one hand. In the other he grasps a branch hung with a hare, the fruit of the hunt. He is depicted clothed and with the forelegs of a man, unlike the Kentauroi in art.
Neck: Nereides with fish (see other image)

ARTICLESKheiron

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